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FEBRUARY 14, 2019 Amazon said Thursday it will not move forward with plans to build a headquarters in New York after rising opposition from local politicians. The company said it will not reopen the search process "at this time. We will proceed as planned in Northern Virginia and Nashville, and we will continue to hire and grow across our 17 corporate...
FEBRUARY 13, 2019 The cousin of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 pilot has admitted he made a 'mysterious' phone call to his relative before the doomed flight vanished. Former Malaysia Airlines engineer Zulhaimi Bin Wahidin said he called Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah and spent 45 minutes on the phone with the pilot. He said he last called his first cousin on February...
FEBRUARY 12, 2019 An ultra-rare black leopard walks through Laikipia Wilderness Camp in central Kenya in 2018. - Photograph by Will Burrard-Lucas They say that black cats bring bad luck, but when Nick Pilfold heard about one lurking around central Kenya, he knew he was onto something special. The Kenya-based biologist and his team deployed a set of camera traps throughout the...
FEBRUARY 12, 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new U.S. intelligence report warns that both China and Russia are investing in weapons that could attack U.S. satellites and assets in space, and that both nations are now preparing to use space as a battlefield. Last month the Defense Intelligence Agency released a report about China's military capabilities, warning that China was making...
FEBRUARY 11, 2019 FILE- In this Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, file photo President Donald Trump arrives on Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Trump plans to sign an executive order directing federal agencies to prioritize research and development in artificial intelligence. The plan, called the American AI Initiative, comes after China and other...
FEBRUARY 11, 2019 BANGKOK - Thailand's Election Commission on Monday disqualified the sister of the king from running for prime minister on Monday, ending a stunning, short-lived candidacy for a populist party after King Maha Vajiralongkorn called the bid "inappropriate". The commission released the official list of parties' candidates for prime minister without the name of Princess Ubolratana, 67, the older...
FEBRUARY 11, 2019 An MH-60R Seahawk attached to the "Warbirds" of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 49, flies over the guided-missile destroyers USS Spruance (DDG 111) and USS Momsen (DDG 92) in July 2016. - (U.S. Navy photo by Naval Aircrewman 2nd Class Alex Hewette/Released) BEIJING - The United States sailed two warships close to disputed islands in the South...
FEBRUARY 11, 2019 Brief Scorecard: New Zealand 212 for 4 (Munro 72, Seifert 43, Kuldeep 2-26) beat India 208 for 6 (Vijay 43, Rohit 38, Mitchell 2-27) by four runs HAMILTON, NEW ZEALAND - Colin Munro's blazing half-century and Tim Southee's last over to defend 15 runs helped New Zealand seal the T20I series 2-1 with a four-run victory in the...
FEBRUARY 10, 2019 “I’ll say 50-50 we get a deal,” said Senator Richard C. Shelby of Alabama, right, a key figure in the border security negotiations.- Erin Schaff / NYTimes WASHINGTON, D.C. — Bipartisan talks to reach a border security agreement have stalled, lawmakers and aides said on Sunday, imperiling efforts to prevent another government shutdown days before the Friday...
FEBRUARY 9, 2019 Polar bears are forced on to land to look for food as sea ice diminishes A remote Russian region has declared a state of emergency over the appearance of dozens of polar bears in its human settlements, local officials say. Authorities in the Novaya Zemlya islands, home to a few thousand people, said there were cases of bears...